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humanize

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verb hu·man·ize \ˈhyü-mə-ˌnīz, ˈyü-\

Simple Definition of humanize

  • : to make (someone or something) seem gentler, kinder, or more appealing to people

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of humanize

humanized

humanizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 a :  to represent as human :  attribute human qualities to b :  to adapt to human nature or use

  3. 2 :  to make humane

humanization

play \ˌhyü-mə-nə-ˈzā-shən, ˌyü-\ noun

humanizer

noun

Examples of humanize in a sentence

  1. The new publicity has helped to humanize the corporation's image.

  2. They promised to humanize conditions at the company.



1603

First Known Use of humanize

1603


Medical Dictionary

humanize

transitive verb hu·man·ize

Medical Definition of humanize

humanized

also British

humanised

;

humanizing

also British

humanising

  1. :  to render (cow's milk) suitable for consumption by human babies

humanization

also British

humanisation

\ˌhyü-mə-nə-ˈzā-shən, ˌyü-\play play noun


Variants of humanize

also British

humanise

\ˈhyü-mə-ˌnīz, ˈyü-\play play

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